Low Carb Turkey Tacos

This Turkey Taco recipe is great is you’re following a low-carb diet, or if you’re coming up short on carbs on a flexible diet plan.

It is a great lunch or dinner option. If you’re preping this recipe ahead of time to bring for lunch, package the lettuce leaves and cooked meat separate. Combine when ready to eat.


1 lb of lean turkey (or lean ground beef)

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

1/2 large yellow onion, chopped

1/2 packet of taco seasoning (sugar/salt free, if possible)

1 cup of tomato sauce (no salt added)

1 tsp. olive oil

Cooking Instructions

Heat oil in a heavy pan. Add the onion and saute for 2 minutes. Then add the meat and half ot the packet of taco seasoning mix. Saute on high heat for an additional 5 minutes, until meat is browned. Reduce heat to medium and add the tomato sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring often.

Serving suggestions:

  • Serve taco meat inside of large romaine leaves like tacos
  • Serve taco meat over 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa
  • Serve taco meat with 2 corn tortillas, salsa, and shredded lettuce


serves: 4 (approx. 1 cup each) | total time: 30 minutes






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